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  1. European Film Awards - Vote for the 'People's Choice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... so it feels strange to see it here. Past Articles . Samba d. Oliver Nakache & Eric Toledano Omar Sy ( The Intouchables ) and Charlotte Gainsbourg headline this French film about a struggling Senegalese immigrant and a woman trying to get her life ...

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  2. Review: SAMBA (2015)'a French im...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 9 | The Victoria Advocate

    The French writing-directing duo Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache reunite with actor Omar Sy after their collaboration resulted in one of the most successful French films of all time, 2011's The Intouchables . The film centers on Samba , an illegal immigrant who's been living in Paris for the last decade while working in the kitchen of a busy restaurant.

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  3. 'Samba' review: Strong actors, bad scriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... of charisma it wouldn't otherwise have. The actor's career-making French-language hit came earlier, with "The Intouchables," the $400 million-grossing international sleeper of the feel-good realm. Sy's latest film, "Samba," reunites him with the ...

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  4. In - Samba,' xenophobia and romance meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Boston.com

    The French filmmaking team Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano barely reached the "Driving Miss Daisy" level of racial enlightenment in their previous film, "The Intouchables" . They do better in "Samba," focusing on victims of xenophobia rather than racism.

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  5. New likable, luckless immigrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Philly.com

    The 2011 film The Intouchables is not a classic of French cinema. But the sentimental saga of friendship between an African immigrant and a wealthy quadriplegic became something rarer: a recent foreign-language film that turned into a commercial success in the subtitle-averse U.S. Naturally, directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano have chosen similar material for their follow-up, Samba .

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  6. "Samba" film review: Immigration and love from "Intouchables" crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Denver Post

    The 2011 film "The Intouchables" is not a classic of French cinema. But the sentimental saga of friendship between an African immigrant and a wealthy quadriplegic became something rarer: a recent foreign-language film that turned into a commercial success in the subtitle-averse United States.

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  7. Samba' tracks an immigrant's problems in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Austin American Statesman

    For much of its overlong running time, the French dramedy "Samba" is a warm and captivating look at the world of workers in that country illegally and the immigrant advocates battling on their behalf. However, by its second half, the film, from writer-directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano - of the 2011 international hit "The Intouchables" - becomes meandering and diffused, undermining the buckets of charm and goodwill it initially provides.

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  8. 'Samba's' strong actors easy to enjoy, but script is oddRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | TwinCities

    ... of charisma it wouldn't otherwise have. The actor's career-making French-language hit came earlier, with "The Intouchables," the $400 million grossing international sleeper of the feel-good realm. Sy's latest film, "Samba," reunites him with the ...

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  9. SambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Austin Chronicle

    French filmmakers Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano scored an international hit with their fourth feature, 2011's The Intouchables .

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  10. "Samba" film review: Immigration and love from "Intouchables" crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Denver Post

    The 2011 film "The Intouchables" is not a classic of French cinema. But the sentimental saga of friendship between an African immigrant and a wealthy quadriplegic became something rarer: a recent foreign-language film that turned into a commercial success in the subtitle-averse United States.

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  11. The Intouchables' Omar Sy star stays true to his rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    ... native France both for television and film work. But he was catapulted to international success by 2011's The Intouchables , about the relationship between a quadriplegic millionaire and a caretaker he hires from a poor Parisian suburb. Directed by ...

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  12. My way or the Hemingway, plus more new reviews and notable screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    ... look at Samba, the latest interracial drama by French writer-directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano ( The Intouchables ). Opening this week and freshly reviewed: All of Me , a documentary about Mexican villagers who prepare food for the ...

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  13. Movie review: Strong actors can't save bad script in 'Samba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... of charisma it wouldn't otherwise have. The actor's career-making French-language hit came earlier, with "The Intouchables," the $400 million grossing international sleeper of the feel-good realm. Sy's latest film, "Samba," reunites him with the ...

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  14. Review: Strong acting can't save week screenplay in 'Samba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... blockbuster a jolt of charisma it wouldn't otherwise have. The actor's career-making French-language hit, "The Intouchables," came earlier, in a $400 million-grossing international sleeper in the feel-good-movie realm. Sy's latest film, "Samba," ...

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  15. 'Samba': a light take on immigrant's travails in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Directed by the team behind the hit French odd-couple comedy "The Intouchables," the breezy "Samba" centers on a Senegalese immigrant and his caseworker . Hovering between the insider and outsider perspectives the two characters represent, filmmakers Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache deliver a mostly buoyant take on the immigration travails that preoccupy France today .

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  16. Omar Sy -- star of most successful French film everRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    French actor Omar Sy decided to take a "step back" after the international success of the 2011 comedy-drama "The Intouchables." Sy became the first actor of African descent to win the Cesar Award, France's equivalent of the Oscar, for best actor with his charming performance in the film as Driss, a fun-loving young man from the Parisian housing projects who is hired to care for a wealthy quadriplegic.

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  17. Charlotte Gainsbourg on Co-Starring in the French Drama, SambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | ComingSoon.net

    For thirty years, actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has impressed cinephiles in France and across Europe and America with her amazing performances both in French films and in the films of some the greatest international filmmakers, including Lars von Trier, Alfonso Inarritu and Todd Haynes. Next summer, Gainsbourg will be appearing in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day Resurgence , which will be her biggest movie to date and her first true Hollywood blockbuster, but right now she can be seen in Samba , Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano's follow-up to the global blockbuster The Intouchables .

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  18. Samba: A white shade of blackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    Though a considerable box office success in France, The Intouchables - a dramatic comedy about a wealthy, white quadriplegic who bonds with his poor, black caregiver - inspired an impassioned cultural backlash. Left-wing commentators accused writer-directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano of peddling a simplified vision of French race relations to flatter white viewers.

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  19. 'Samba' a sincere, endearing immigration dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... The writing-directing team of Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache (they gave us the 2012 international hit "The Intouchables") bends way over backward to avoid narrative shortcuts. The slow-building romance between Alice and Samba is emotionally ...

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  20. Despite Hollywood roles, France's Omar Sy says English a challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Reuters

    A big name in his native France, Omar Sy has had a successful foray into Hollywood with several blockbusters but the actor and comedian says mastering English as a new language remains a challenge. Sy, who shot to fame with comedy TV roles, won a Cesar award - France's equivalent of the Oscars - for his portrayal of a caregiver to a quadriplegic man in "The Intouchables".

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